I’m back to my version of live blogging. While I was away the world went on. Did it ever! I’d like to briefly reflect on a few of the events that effect us all and finish with a personal experience.
Tag Archives: The New Yorker
Yes, It Really Happened
There is no need to make things up (unless you are a present day Republican trying to justify your position) because the truth gives you more material than you can possibly cover in five op-eds a week. If you haven’t figured it out by now today’s article is another catch up attempt.
Resources And Ability
A few days ago, Jane Mayer – who I consider to be just short of a national treasure – wrote an article published in The New Yorker, entitled Is Ginni Thomas a Threat to the Supreme Court? About once a year I write a piece based almost exclusively on an article or an op-ed. Today is one of those rare days. Continue reading Resources And Ability
2019 Progressives Of The Year
Journalism took a lot of well-deserved shots because their obsession with ratings, viewers, readers and clicks that helped Donald Trump become the President. Since then the legitimate journalists have done a pretty good job of atoning for their sins of 2015 and 2016. Today tellthetruthonthem.com recognizes three outstanding journalists as its 2019 Progressives of the Year. Continue reading 2019 Progressives Of The Year
Thank You Ms. Mayer
Please Note: The basis for this article is Jane Mayer’s October 4th article in The New Yorker which I highly recommend you read.
It is only about once a year that I read an article that moves me to the extent that I write almost an entire article of my own based on it. That happened the other day when I read Jane Mayer’s piece in The New Yorker entitled, The Invention Of The Conspiracy Theory On Biden And Ukraine: How a conservative dark-money group that targeted Hillary Clinton in 2016 spread the discredited story that may lead to Donald Trump’s impeachment. Trump and his minions are trying to muddy the waters with this story in order to confuse the voters. To date they have been to a large degree successful. Mayer, who I I have long held tremendous respect for, does a great job of clearing the waters in her article. Let’s explore. Continue reading Thank You Ms. Mayer